State Licensing for Senior Communities and Care Services in Alabama

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Alabama Department of Public Health
Division of Provider Services
201 Monroe St Ste 680
Montgomery, AL 36130
(334)206-5175
www.adph.org

State Commission on Aging
www.adss.state.al.us

Types of Housing/Care Search Definitions
Assisted Living Facilities Assisted Living An individual, individuals, corporation, partnership, limited partnership, limited liability company or any other entity that provides, or offers to provide, residence and personal care to two or more individuals who are in need of assistance with activities of daily living. 
Affordable Senior Housing Affordable Senior Housing HUD 202 Program that offers rental assistance for seniors who meet the requirements of the federal program.
Home Health Agencies Home Care A program which provides skilled nursing services and at least one of the following other therapeutic services: physical therapy, speech language pathology, or occupational therapy, medical social services, or home health aide services in a place of residence used as a patient's home.
Hospice Hospice A coordinated program of home, outpatient, and inpatient care and services to hospice patients, and families, through a medically directed interdisciplinary team in order to meet the physical, psychological, social, spiritual, and other special needs that are experienced during the final stages of illness, dying, and bereavement
Nursing Homes Nursing A business entity that is engaged in providing housing, meals and care to sick or disabled individuals who require, on a daily basis or more frequently, medical care, nursing care, or rehabilitation services.
Specialty Care Assisted Living Facility Assisted Living A facility that meets the definition of Assisted Living Facility but which is specially licensed and staffed to permit it to care for residents with a degree of cognitive impairment that would ordinarily make them ineligible for admission or continued stay in an assisted living facility.

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